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Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine shows promise against Delta variant in lab study

(Reuters) – Moderna Inc’s (MRNA.O) COVID-19 vaccine showed promise against the Delta variant first identified in India in a...

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Public health minister gives moral support to embattled Dr. Yong Poovorawan

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul has given moral support to Dr. Yong Poovorawan, head of Chulalongkorn University’s Centre of...

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World passes three billion vaccine mark in race to contain COVID-19

More than three billion Covid-19 vaccines have been administered around the world, an AFP tally found Tuesday, as countries race...

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Building repairs and renovations in Bangkok not covered by partial lockdown

Maintenance or renovation of buildings in and around Bangkok can continue as normal and are not banned by the...

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Government urged to try harder to procure sufficient vaccine for Thai people

The Royal College of Physicians of Thailand (RCPT) is urging the government to try harder and faster to procure...

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Moderna vaccine package priced at 3,400 Baht, pre-paid bookings to begin July 1

The US-made Moderna COVID-19 two-dose vaccine package will be priced at 3,400 Baht, or 1,700 Baht a shot, with...

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Gel-like substance found in 110 bottles of Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine

As many as 110 bottles of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine have been found to contain a lump of transparent gel,...

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Vaccination of elderly, those with underlying diseases brought one month forward

Vaccination appointments, made via the Mor Prom app by people aged 60 and over and those with any of...

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Mix-and-match approach boosts immune response of AstraZeneca shot, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) – A mixed schedule of vaccines where a shot of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is given four weeks after an AstraZeneca shot will produce...

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Crews spend 5th day atop shaky pile of collapsed concrete

SURFSIDE, Florida (AP) — Rescuers searching for a fifth day for survivors of a Florida condo building collapse used...

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Facebook wins antitrust dismissal, surges to $1 trillion value

A US judge on Monday dismissed the blockbuster antitrust action against Facebook filed last year by federal and state...

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Asymptomatic COVID-19 cases in and around Bangkok to enter ‘Home Isolation’

Asymptomatic COVID-19 cases in Bangkok, Nakhon Pathom, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi, Samut Prakan and Samut Sakhon will enter a “Home...

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฿7.5bn allotted to help Thai workers and businesses hit by partial lockdown

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has set aside 7.5 billion baht, from the Social Security Fund and...

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Third AstraZeneca vaccine shot produces strong immune response – study

LONDON (Reuters) – A third shot of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine produces a strong immune response, researchers said on Monday, adding there was not yet evidence that such shots were...

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Trial of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to overrun as prosecution needs more time

A junta trial of Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi will run longer than scheduled, her lawyers said Monday, with...

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Tap water in Bangkok, 2 other provinces, turns brackish, but still safe

Households in Bangkok, Nonthaburi and Samut Prakan have been warned that their tap water may occasionally taste brackish, due...

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Sinovac vaccine has 71-91% efficacy against COVID-19 Alpha variant – MOPH

Thailand’s Public Health Ministry announced the results of a real world study of the efficacy of the Chinese-made Sinovac...

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5,406 new COVID-19 cases and 22 more deaths in Thailand on Monday

New COVID-19 infections in Thailand today (Monday) surged by 5,406 cases, including only 9 cases among prisoners, while the...

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4.7 million AstraZeneca doses delivered in Thailand, 1.3 million more due this week

4.7 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine have been delivered to Thailand’s Public Health Ministry to date, with 1.3 million...

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Surge in new COVID-19 infections forces lockdown of 8 Pattani sub-districts

Eight sub-districts in Thailand’s southern border province of Pattani have been locked down, by order of the provincial governor,...

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฿1-2bn Baht per day loss expected due to new restrictions – Commerce Chamber

One to two billion Baht in revenue will be lost per day, resulting in an economic contraction of about...

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Chula Uni recruiting 174 volunteers for human trials of its COVID-19 vaccine

Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University’s Centre of Excellence in Vaccine Research and Development is recruiting 174 volunteers for human trials of...

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Construction worker camps in and around Bangkok, deep south closed for a month

Construction worker housing facilities in Bangkok and nearby provinces, as well as in four provinces in the deep south...

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2,000 medical graduates to help man hospitals, 471 more hospital beds to be made available

About 2,000 medical science graduates will be mobilized to help in the treatment of COVID-19 patients and over 400...

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First COVID-19 case could have emerged in China in Oct 2019 – study

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The virus that causes COVID–19 could have started spreading in China as early as October 2019, two months before the first case was identified in the...

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Nearly 100 people missing as beachfront Florida building collapses

SURFSIDE, Florida (Reuters) – Rescue crews picked through tons of rubble on Thursday looking for survivors after the collapse...

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Thai parliament accepts only one draft charter amendment of the 13 debated

Thailand’s joint parliamentary session voted last night (Thursday) to accept, in principle, only one of the thirteen draft constitutional...

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Thai protesters rally for first time in months despite worst COVID-19 outbreak yet

Hundreds of Thais returned to the streets of Bangkok for the first time in months today (Thursday) to demand...

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Pfizer becomes sixth vaccine to be approved by Thailand’s FDA

Pfizer-BioNTech has become the sixth vaccine to be approved by Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration (TFDA), for emergency use...

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Siriraj hospital closes OPD’s examination unit until end of June

Siriraj hospital has announced the closure of its examination unit, on the ground floor of the out-patient building, until...

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Thailand’s COVID-19 third wave surpasses 200,000 infections on Thursday

COVID-19 infections in Thailand, since the start of the third wave of the pandemic on April 1st, 2021, have...

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Police to charge protest leaders for breaching state of emergency

Police are collecting evidence on anti-establishment protest leaders, who organised a rally at the Democracy Monument at 4.30am this...

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Two doses of Sinovac can stop spread of COVID-19 – National Vaccine Institute

About 95% of those who have received two doses of the Sinovac vaccine have developed an immune response which...

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Bangkok lockdown proposal not yet accepted due to economic concerns

The Thai government has not yet decided to go forward with a proposal, made by a prominent doctor, for...

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Hospitals in Bangkok suspend COVID-19 tests as they run out of beds for the infected

Several hospitals in Bangkok have suspended PCR swab tests because they are concerned that, if some test positive for...

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2 million more Sinovac vaccine doses arrive in Thailand Wednesday

Two million more doses of China’s Sinovac vaccine arrived in Thailand today (Wednesday), bringing the total of vaccine delivered...

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Image of wild elephant poking its head into Hua Hin kitchen becomes a meme

A picture of a wild elephant poking its head into the kitchen of a house, in the Thai resort...

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First million Sinopharm doses delivered to Thailand pass QC, jabs start Friday

The first million doses of China’s state-owned Sinopharm vaccine, delivered to Thailand on Sunday, have passed quality control inspection...

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House Speaker maintains his rejection of Pheu Thai’s draft charter amendments

House Speaker Chuan Leekpai today (Wednesday) reiterated his decision to reject the Pheu Thai Party’s  draft charter amendments, which seek...

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Prominent doctor suggests one week lockdown of Bangkok to curb COVID-19 spread

A prominent doctor has suggested a seven-day lockdown of Bangkok, to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the number...

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Thailand records new daily COVID-19 death toll high of 51 on Wednesday, 3,174 more cases logged

Thailand has recorded a new daily COVID-19 death toll high of 51 today (Wednesday), as 3,174 new cases logged...

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661 infected with the Delta variant of COVID-19, number likely to increase

661 people in Thailand were infected by the COVID-19 Delta variant between April and June 20th and the number...

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CCSA committee to address hospital bed shortage in and around Bangkok

A subcommittee of the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) is set to discuss the problem of a lack...

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No booze, no autographs: Tokyo 2020 unveils fan rules with a month to go

No alcohol, no hugs, no cheers and no autographs: Tokyo Olympic organisers unveiled tough new rules for spectators at...

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720 more “fancy” lamp posts worth 68 million Baht approved for Samut Prakan

Despite widespread public criticism of inappropriate spending and alleged over-pricing, the Racha Thewa Tambon Administration Organization (TAO) Council, in...

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Lackluster response to Thailand’s “Ying Chai Ying Dai” stimulus scheme

Only about 310,000 Thais have joined the Finance Ministry’s “Ying Chai Ying Dai” (The More You Spend, the More...

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AstraZeneca vaccine effective against Delta, Kappa variants, company says

(Reuters) – AstraZeneca Plc’s (AZN.L) COVID-19 vaccine is effective against Delta and Kappa variants, which were first identified in...

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Man is first to stand trial under Hong Kong’s security law

HONG KONG (AP) — A man accused of driving a motorcycle into police officers while carrying a Hong Kong...

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Inoculation of French nationals aged 55+ in Thailand begins Wednesday

Inoculation of French nationals in Thailand, aged 55 and over, begins today (Wednesday) for two weeks at eight hospitals...

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Loud bang heard, green light seen in Thailand’s North could be a bolide

The mysterious explosive sound and turquoise glow seen and photographed in northern Thailand on Tuesday evening could be a...

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Gap between two AstraZeneca vaccine doses to be reduced to 8 weeks

Thailand’s National Communicable Disease Committee (NCDC) has decided to move forward the administration of the second dose of AstraZeneca...

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UEFA refuses to light Munich stadium in rainbow colours for Germany-Hungary match

UEFA’s decision to block plans by Munich to light the Allianz Arena in rainbow colours for the Germany-Hungary Euro...

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Tinder adds new features as love seekers stay virtual

Dating app Tinder on Tuesday added more ways for people to get to know each other from afar before...

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U.S. directs 55 millions of COVID-19 shots to Latin America, Africa, Asia

(Reuters) – The White House laid out a plan on Monday to share 55 million U.S. COVID–19 vaccine doses globally, with roughly...

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Schools in several provinces closed as COVID-19 infections re-emerge

Schools in several of Thailand’s provinces have been ordered to close, just a week after the start of the...

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NASA sends squid from Hawaii into space for research

HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of baby squid from Hawaii are in space for study. The baby Hawaiian bobtail squid...

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Philippines’ Duterte threatens those who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine with jail

MANILA (Reuters) – President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to jail people who refuse to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as the Philippines battles one of Asia’s worst...

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Physicians urge for strict measures, no long holidays, before reopening Thailand

The Royal College of Physicians of Thailand (RCPT) has proposed a list of six prerequisites, to be implemented by...

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Palang Pracharat to nominate Prayut as PM again if party wins election

Thailand’s Deputy Agriculture Minister Thammanat Prompao, a controversial politician who was recently elected as the ruling Palang Pracharat Party...

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi thanks supporters for flower protests

Deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday thanked her supporters for defying the junta to celebrate her...

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Up to 10,000 spectators allowed at each Olympic venue despite warnings

TOKYO (Reuters) – Olympics organisers on Monday capped the number of spectators at 10,000 for each venue at the Tokyo 2020 Games, days after experts warned...

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Bitcoin tumbles 10% in wake of deepening China crackdown

LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) – Bitcoin tumbled almost 10% on Monday as recent volatility in the cryptocurrency market showed no signs of dampening down, with...

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Yala Madrasa COVID-19 cluster spreads to 190 people in 12 Thai provinces

The COVID-19 cluster at a madrasa, an Islamic boarding school, in Thailand’s southernmost province of Yala, has now led...

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New biosafety labs unveiled, AstraZeneca vaccine to be donated by Japan in July

Biosafety labs, for tests on COVID-19 and other new diseases, jointly developed by Japan and Thailand’s Department of Medical...

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Support rising in Japan for Tokyo Olympics this summer: poll

Around a third of Japanese now back holding the Olympics, up from just 14 percent last month, a new...

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Two areas in Samut Sakhon declared COVID-19 strictly controlled zones

The communicable disease control committee of the coastal province of Samut Sakhon put two areas in Muang and Krathum...

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AstraZeneca, EU both claim victory in tussle over deliveries

BRUSSELS (AP) — AstraZeneca and the European Union both claimed victory Friday in a court tussle over allegations that...

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Israel to send 1 million doses to Palestinians in vaccine exchange

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Friday it will transfer around 1 million doses of soon-to-expire coronavirus vaccines to the...

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10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to be distributed across Thailand in July

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) is aiming to administer about 10 million doses of AstraZeneca and Sinovac...

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Eight airlines given slots to fly to Krabi from end of October

Eight airlines have been given slots to fly into Thailand’s southern resort province of Krabi during the cold season,...

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Myanmar extends detention of US journalist Danny Fenster

(AP) — A court in Myanmar extended the detention of American journalist Danny Fenster for another two weeks on...

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Madrasa in Yala ordered closed as many students got COVID-19

An Islamic boarding school, in Thailand’s southern border province of Yala, has been ordered to close after many students...

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‘Uncle Engineer’ given suspended prison term, community service, over teenager killing

An engineer, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for murder by two lower courts, was given a...

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Global COVID-19 death toll exceeds 4 million

(Reuters) – Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide passed a grim milestone of 4 million on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, as many countries...

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Woof woof: Thailand’s virus sniffer dogs to detect COVID19 in communities

Thailand’s dog virus-detecting squad are ready for their close up. Posing at a photo-opportunity organised by the Faculty of...

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No link established between COVID-19 vaccinations and deaths of 13 people – DDC

Autopsy results have found no link between COVID-19 vaccines and the post-vaccination deaths of 13 people, according to Dr....

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Phuket prepares for fully vaccinated foreign tourists, as 63% of locals inoculated

Thailand’s resort island of Phuket is preparing to open to foreign tourists in less than two weeks, with 63.3%...

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Pheu Thai Party’s dual approach to amending Constitution explained

Pheu Thai Party’s advisor Phumtham Wechayachai has explained the rationale behind the party’s strategy to amend the current Constitution,...

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Biden talks down Russia, spurs allies in bid to back Putin into a corner

WASHINGTON/GENEVA (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on his first foreign foray sought to cast Russia not as a direct competitor to the United...

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China launches first crew to live on new space station

JIUQUAN, China (AP) — Under bright-blue morning skies, China launched its first crewed space mission in five years Thursday,...

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Many skeptical over PM’s ability to reopen Thailand fully in 4 months

Many people remain uncertain about Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s mission to reopen Thailand in four months, which he stated...

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New Zealand economy back to pre-pandemic levels

New Zealand’s economy posted better-than-expected growth of 1.6 percent in the first quarter of 2021, official data showed Thursday,...

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Biden and Putin agree to steps on cybersecurity, arms control

GENEVA (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Wednesday to begin cybersecurity and arms control talks at a summit that highlighted their discord on...

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Delta variant in Thailand may replace Alpha in few months, says Medical Science Dept.

Medical Sciences Department Director-General Dr. Supakit Sirilak predicted that, in the next 2-3 months, the Delta (Indian) variant of...

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Avoid sex in case of COVID-19 risks, Thailand’s Health Department says

Thailand’s Heath Department has recommended that lovers and spouses avoid sex, if there is a risk of getting infected...

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Three government parties submit constitutional amendment drafts, limit to senate power sought

Three government coalition parties, Democrat, Bhumjaithai and Chart Thai Pattana, have submitted eight draft constitutional amendments to Thailand’s House...

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Biden, Putin upbeat as Geneva summit starts

US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin shook hands in Geneva on Wednesday at the start...

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PM aims to fully reopen Thailand in 4 months

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha declared today (Wednesday) that Thailand will fully reopen its borders within four months, as the...

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Thailand records 2331 new infections, 40 deaths, 8 more clusters Wednesday

2,331 new COVID-19 infections and 40 more deaths were recorded today (Wednesday) as eight new clusters were reported in...

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Phitsanulok schools closed after one day of reopening following COVID-19 infections

Six schools in Chart Trakarn and Nakhon Thai districts of Thailand’s northern province of Phitsanulok have been ordered to...

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Japan weighing 10,000-spectator cap ahead of Olympics

Japan could allow up to 10,000 fans at sports events ahead of the Olympics, media reported Wednesday, as organisers...

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Israel-Gaza violence erupts for first time since end of last month’s fighting

GAZA (Reuters) – Israel mounted air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, the first since the end of 11 days of cross-border fighting last month, in response to incendiary balloons launched...

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Thai Airways seeks new capital to resume operations after rehabilitation plan approval

Financially-strapped Thai Airways International (THAI) is seeking 50 billion Baht worth of capital from both the government and private...

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Prominent doctor urges postponement of Thailand’s reopening to foreign tourists in July

A prominent doctor has urged the postponement of Thailand’s reopening to fully vaccinated foreign tourists without quarantine requirements in...

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PM apologizes (again) for jab postponements, promises more vaccines

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday apologized again for the widespread postponements of vaccination appointments across the country, and...

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White House to host July 4 ‘independence from virus’ bash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cue the fireworks. President Joe Biden wants to imbue Independence Day with new meaning this year...

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Eriksen sends public thank you message from hospital

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Christian Eriksen sent his first public message from the hospital on Tuesday, thanking supporters for their...

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Postponed vaccinations of elderly, those with 7 diseases in Bangkok to resume on Wednesday

COVID-19 vaccine jabs for the elderly and those with any of seven specific non-communicable diseases in Bangkok, whose vaccination...

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Beijing accuses NATO of exaggerating ‘China threat theory’

Beijing on Tuesday accused NATO of exaggerating the threat from China and “creating confrontation”, after a vow from the...

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China ready to launch first crew to new space station

The first crew for China’s new space station prepared to blast off this week for the latest step in...

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